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Correct spelling: scarcely

Definition of scarcely:

  1. Hardly; with difficulty.

Common misspellings for scarcely:

scarsely, scarley, scarely.


Google Ngram Viewer results for scarcely:

This graph shows how "scarcely" have occurred between 1800 and 2008 in a corpus of English books.

Examples of usage for scarcely:

  1. She scarcely knew what to say. – The Devil's Garden by W. B. Maxwell
  2. He scarcely seemed to listen to the answer. – The Devil's Garden by W. B. Maxwell
  3. There were scarcely any of them left- and that was all that was left of him. – The Rough Road by William John Locke

Quotes for scarcely:

  1. It is safe to make a choice of your thoughts, scarcely ever safe to express them all.
  2. Learning is the ally, not the adversary of genius... he who reads in a proper spirit, can scarcely read too much.
  3. But when I don't smoke I scarcely feel as if I'm living. I don't feel as if I'm living unless I'm killing myself.
  4. You often feel that your prayers scarcely reach the ceiling; but, oh, get into this humble spirit by considering how good the Lord is, and how evil you all are, and then prayer will mount on wings of faith to heaven.
  5. Lettuce is like conversation; it must be fresh and crisp, so sparkling that you scarcely notice the bitter in it.